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Big Changes in the United Methodist Church's Stance on LGBTQ Rights

Issues concerning LGBTQ rights often pose big questions to politicians and religious leaders alike. While some churches continue to claim that having a sexual orientation other than heterosexuality goes against their tea ...

Category: Human Rights Morality Politics Religion

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The Supreme Court’s Ruling on LGBTQ Rights and What it Means for Religious Conservatives

The past few months have brought about massive changes to the lives of American citizens. In the midst of big questions about how best to handle COVID-19 outbreaks, a wide variety of human rights issues have also been br ...

Category: Human Rights Politics Political and Religious Controversy

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Military Funerals Continue To Be Impacted by COVID-19

While many areas are starting to slowly open back up in the United States, there are still restrictions on groups over a certain size. These restrictions have caused a lot of things to be put on hold, including sensitive ...

Category: Ceremonies Funerals

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A Day of Prayer Across Religious Lines

In 2019, Pope Francis visited Abu Dhabi. It was a historic moment when he, along with other religious leaders, formed a group of nine representatives known as the Higher Committee on Human Fraternity. This group is meant ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

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Is Technology Permanently Changing the Way People Worship?

The global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has been something of a double-edged sword for religions worldwide. The crisis has caused a spike in religious activity as people turn to it as a source of comfort duri ...

Category: Religion Technology

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Religions Worldwide Respond to the Death of George Floyd

News of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man in Minneapolis who died while being detained by a police officer, quickly spread across the United States and the world, leading to widespread outrage an ...

Category: Equal Rights Human Rights Religion Social Justice

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Can Religion Help Improve Your Emotional Health?

While there is understandably a lot of focus and concern around everybody's physical health these days, emotional health is another important part of well-being that may be deeply affected by the challenges brought on by ...

Category: Religion Science

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Clashes Between Government and Religious Leaders in the Balkans

While the world struggles with a global pandemic, it may seem like almost everything else has been put on hold. Unfortunately, political tension and conflict still exist and may be made even more complicated by the dange ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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Has COVID-19 Created a Religious Revival?

As churches have navigated the sudden changes in structure brought on upon by the outbreak of COVID-19, a lot of interesting observations have been made. The creative changes to traditional church activities may at first ...

Category: Religion Science Technology

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Forgotten Newbery Medal Book Winners for Reading to Children

Summer beach reading season doesn’t have to be postponed because the beach is closed. Simply put a lawn chair in the backyard, slap on some sunscreen and enjoy the great outdoors. Looking for some interesting books for ...

Category: Uncategorized

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